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Springs Adds Live-Streaming, More In-Person Learning

Springs School District officials on Monday announced that the school will soon start offering in-person instruction to larger groups of students four days per week instead of two, and in the interim will begin live-streaming classroom lessons.

Nov 4, 2020
One Gathering Leads to Six Cases at High School

A week ago there was just one known case of Covid-19 among East Hampton High School students, but that number has since risen to six and all of them are connected to a single recent indoor gathering, school officials said this week. The district's John M. Marshall Elementary School also reported a new case in a fifth grader.

Nov 4, 2020
Kids Culture 11.05

On-camera audition class at Bay Street Theater, Legos return, and art books all around.

Nov 4, 2020
A Loving Big Sister Helping the World

Charlotte Egerton-Warburton has been busy during the Covid-19 pandemic with a project that helps the world in two ways. Charlotte, 10, makes and sells beaded necklaces that are handy to keep one's mask around the neck. She is using the sale as a fund-raiser for research into ADNP syndrome, also known as Helsmoortel-Van Der Aa Syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental disorder that affects her younger brother, Rowland.

Nov 4, 2020
Raffles for Education

The Greater East Hampton Education Foundation, which provides grants to local teachers for equipment and activities not covered in school district budgets, began selling tickets for its Winter Cold Cash Raffle this week.

If all 400 tickets are sold, the grand prize will be $2,500. A $1,000 prize for second place and two $250 prizes for third place will also be drawn. Ticket sales end Nov. 10, and the drawing will take place on Dec. 16.

Nov 4, 2020
More E.H. High Covid Cases Linked to an Indoor Gathering

In an email to parents on Monday, James Crenshaw, the East Hampton High School principal, said that the number of confirmed positive Covid-19 cases had risen to six. High school students will have classes online at least through Friday.

Nov 2, 2020
More High School Covid-19 Cases Linked to ‘Social Gathering’

Late in the morning on Halloween, East Hampton High School’s principal put out a call for students and families to “please be safe” after two more cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in students within the past 24 hours, bringing the school’s total to four cases.

Nov 1, 2020
Bridgehampton Staff Member Has Covid

The Bridgehampton School on Friday afternoon announced that a staff member had tested positive for Covid-19 earlier in the day. That staff member was most recently at school on Thursday, according to a message from Michael Miller, the school's principal.

Oct 30, 2020
UPDATE: East Hampton High Has Second Covid Case; School Closed Till Thursday

East Hampton School District officials informed parents on Friday of a second confirmed case of Covid-19 at the high school. The school's first case was reported on Thursday, and school was closed for in-person instruction on Friday. With the news of a second case, the school is to remain closed for in-person classes until Thursday, Nov. 5.

Oct 29, 2020
Halloween Fun for Kids Abounds

Halloween will look a little different this year because of the pandemic, but there's still plenty of fun to be had.

Oct 30, 2020
Bridgehampton Grappling With a Return to Class

Students in the Bridgehampton School's seventh through 12th grades have been learning remotely since March 16, when schools here first closed because of Covid-19. Now there's a plan in the works to bring those students back into the building.

Oct 28, 2020
Bridgehampton Child Care Center Breaks Ground on New Building

Bonnie Michelle Cannon, the executive director of the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center, donned a hard hat on Saturday and pulled a plank of siding off the old farmhouse that was originally part of the center. The symbolic moment kicked off a nearly $3 million project to erect a new building for the ever-evolving child care program.

Oct 28, 2020